CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The No. 9 Virginia men’s soccer team (10-3-3, 5-2-1 ACC) will host No. 22 Syracuse (8-3-6, 2-1-5 ACC) in an ACC quarterfinal matchup on Sunday (Nov. 5) and tickets are on sale now. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at Klöckner Stadium.

Virginia is the No. 3 seed in the ACC Tournament while Syracuse earned the No. 6 seed and advanced to the quarterfinals after a 5-0 victory over NC State in the first round.

Reserved seats are $12 while general admission tickets are $8. Students are admitted free with a valid student ID. General admission tickets can be purchased online at

Notes on the Matchup:

  • Virginia has not played Syracuse in 2023, but the Cavaliers faced off with the 2022 NCAA Champions twice last season
  • UVA took down No. 3 Syracuse on the road by a score of 1-0 in the 2022 regular season
  • The game will be a rematch of the 2022 ACC Semifinals when Virginia and Syracuse tied 2-2 after 90 minutes with the Orange advancing on penalty kicks
  • Virginia’s Leo Afonso has found the back of the net in each of the last three meetings between the two sides
  • UVA has matched up with Syracuse twice in ACC Tournament play with a 1-0-1 record against the Orange

ACC Tournament Notes:

  • Virginia has won 16 ACC Championships with 11 tournament titles
  • The Cavaliers last title came in 2019 when Henry Kessler was named tournament MVP—that run also began with a home match against Syracuse
  • Virginia has an all-time ACC Tournament record of 46-20-13